Emily McConville

Emily writes and edits content for Bates publications.

Stories by Emily McConville
‘She saw herself as the Bride of Christ’: The story of an African nun in 18th-century Spain

Friday, December 7, 2018 12:40 pm

Bates professors Sue Houchins and Baltasar Fra-Molinero pooled their expertise in Spanish, African American Studies, gender and sexuality studies, and more to bring an African nun’s story to an English-speaking audience.

What is truth? In a team-taught seminar, first-years learn to find out

Thursday, December 6, 2018 11:11 am

The truth is, the new seminar is less about figuring out what “the truth” actually is and more about exploring methods of discerning and crafting truth.

What I Mean When I Say: Joshua Rubin and ‘emergence’

Friday, November 30, 2018 11:28 am

As a scholarly term, "emergence" can explain political upheaval, a new fashion sense, or a good rugby match.

When legal nonprofit needs French language interpreters, Bates students step in

Friday, November 9, 2018 12:50 pm

French and francophone studies majors volunteer to interpret during asylum seekers' meetings with their potential lawyers, in a partnership that has only grown.

Bates politics professors offer a post-election brief on immigration, gender, and the rural-urban divide

Friday, November 9, 2018 12:11 pm

Democrats are able to debate issues like healthcare on their terms, while conversations about immigration have moved to the right, say Bates politics professors.

On Election Day, students help each other get out the vote

Friday, November 9, 2018 11:08 am

“We want to make sure there’s no way a student goes through their day at Bates today not knowing that it’s Election Day.”

Want some insight into the 2018 midterms? Look through the lens of gender.

Friday, November 2, 2018 3:05 pm

Associate Professor of Politics Leslie Hill on the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, the politics of gender in the midterm elections, and a class project on voter engagement

What I Mean When I Say: Charles Nero and ‘Camp’

Thursday, October 25, 2018 1:36 pm

Think Judy Garland, Meet Me In St. Louis, and, maybe, gentrification.

In state-of-the-art labs, Bates alumni work toward Ebola treatments

Friday, October 12, 2018 9:17 am

Two Bates alumni try to understand how Ebola and its relatives infect cells — and what we can do to stop it.

Bates in the News: Oct. 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018 8:55 am

NBC takes to the air with a Bates student pilot, and two alumni connect on a story about football concussions, thanks to a Reunion connection.

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